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Monday, 28 April 2014

Creata Challenge - #27 Tags and Bags

Good Morning Folks

How are we all this wet, damp day ... it is where I am :( . Whatever it's like, here is something to cheer you up ... a new challenge over at Creata challenge blog. Our theme this fortnight is Tags and Bags, something different from a card! So here is what I came up with a bag with a tag... And of course I had to make a matching card!!
My Sample

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For this I have used a plain brown paper bag, decorated with Creata silky card, 12x12 backing paper, backing paper card, Kraft card for tag, Studio Light die cut flowers, lace ribbon and bakers twine from my stash. For the topper I die cut out two circles using Spellbinders Scalloped Circle dies. The tag I just cut out Kraft card in a tag shape, added Creata silky card and some die cut flowers and finished with the twine to tie on.

I just had to make a matching card ....  for this I used Kraft card as my base, using the same silky card, 12x12 backing paper, backing paper card, die cut flowers, lace ribbon and Spellbinders scalloped circle dies. But I added the lovely little freebie Live Laugh Love stamp by Visible Image that I got in a craft magazine.

Thanks so much for stopping by and hope that you can come over to play!
Hugs Donna
xxx






Friday, 18 April 2014

Anything Goes/Spring or Easter New Craftitude Challenge #63

Good Morning Folks, well at least the sun has his hat on, but it is still a tad cold....I would like to wish everyone a 'HAPPY EASTER' , hope you are looking forward to a lovely holiday weekend......should I mention the 'C' word.......oh go on then I will....'Chocolate' Eggs mmmmm yummm! Now don't be eating too much ;) lol . On that note, it brings me to our new challenge that has started over at Craftitude, our theme being Anything Goes or Spring or Easter. Our sponsor this fortnight is :-


So on to my sample, I have chosen to use their very apt digi image Easter Egg.

My Sample

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I decided to to do something different for a change and created this Gift Bag. I used Creata backing paper card for the background. I printed off 3 Eggs, to decoupage, coloured them in using Promarkers Canary, Leaf Green, Pear Green, Apple, Sunkissed Pink, Rose Pink, Cerise and Cool Aqua. Once cut out and put together, I placed on top of backing card. I added hints of Ranger Stickles glue on to the middle of the flower for effect. I added flowers from my stash, along with leaf flourishes made using Joy Craft die and Creata Mirror card. The sentiment I printed on to Creata Craft card and die cut using Spellbinders Labels 15. Then to finish off I added some lovely green shimmery ribbon from my stash!

I hope you like what I have done and that it inspires you to join in the fun with us over at Craftitude. Looking forward to seeing all your gorgeous makes!
Thanks once again for stopping by and leaving such lovely messages!
Hugs Donna 
xxx



Thursday, 17 April 2014

Crafty Girls - New 'Anything Goes' Challenge #16

Good Morning Blogfriends
Yes it's that time again, a new challenge over at Crafty Girls. Our Sponsors this fortnight are :-


and


For my sample I have used the digi image Sassy Cassie by Sassy Studio Designs. And here is what I have created :-

My Sample

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For my bckground I have used Creata A5 Luxury paper and embossed this with Spellbinders M-Bossabilities A4 Dots folder. I topped this with Creata 6x6 double sided paper. The image I coloured in, matching in with the colour scheme, using Promarkers Almond, Blush, Antique Pink, Cocktail Pink, Cardinal Red, Sandstone and Tan. To finish off I added the die cut Heart border from Joy Crafts made with Creata Metalic card. The flowers and flourishes are all made using various Creata papers and Joy Craft dies. The sentiment is a  rub-on that I had in my stash, along with the brads and gems!.

I hope you like what I have created and find the time to join us over at Crafty Girls.
Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such lovely messages!
Hugs Donna 
XXX



Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Creata Giveaway

Hiya Everyone

How are you all today, hope you are all well and busy crafting away!!! I'm here this afternoon with a few of my DT samples for Carley's Creata show on Create and Craft tomorrow at 1pm ..... hope you can all join Carley for some fun and laughter!! So a wee 'sneak peek' for you all......
My Samples
1
Creata Items used :-
Kraft card - 276440
Festive paper pads - 289020
A5 Luxury paper - 242137
A5 Silky card - 242133

2
Creata Items used :-
A5 Silky card - 242133
A5 Luxury paper - 242137
Double-sided paper pads collection - 303762

3
Creata Items used :-
Mirror card Trend pack 1 - 281150
A5 Silky card - 242133
A5 Luxury paper - 242137
Festive paper pads - 289020

4
Creata Items used :-
Kraft card - 276440
Double-sided paper pads - 303762
Mirror card - 266251
A5 Luuxury paper - 242137

5
Creata items used :-
A4 Metalic card - 268666
Mirror card Trend pack 1 - 281150

Hope you have enjoyed my little 'sneak peek'......hope to see you all tomorrow at 1pm..... Just a footnote, there is still time to stop by and join in the fun for our Creata Monochrome Challenge!!!
Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such lovely messages
Hugs Donna 
xxx

Monday, 14 April 2014

Creata Challenge - #26 Monochrome

Morning Folks, well that's another weekend over and 1 week into the Easter holidays, only another week to go! Where is the time going? Soon it will be the  'C' word, oh my I just can't bring myself to mention it! Although it won't be long till I need to be making a start on my cards! But I'm sure there are some of you who have already started!! Anyways on to this morning,  we have a new challenge starting over at Creata Challenge Blog. Our theme this fortnight is - Monochrome.

So for some inspiration, here is my sample :-

My Sample

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Well for my sample, I decided to go for a colour other than the usual black, so I chose blue. I have used an A5 white card blank, then I coloured the edges with ultramarine blue Panpastel. I used Creata blue mirror card for my background. On top of this I used plain white card, covered with Creata blue Organza. I edged this with two heart borders die cut from Creata Silky card  using Joy Craft die. I added blue ribbon form my stash to decorate. For my topper I have used the digi image 'Wedding Couple' by Jellypark which you can purchase here. I coloured image using Promarkers Almond, Blush, Sandstone, Tan, Caramel, Powder Blue, Cornflower and Pear Green. I topped this on to some Creata silky card, die cut using Spellbinder decorative labels eight. For some sparkle, I added fine glitter glue to highlight flowers in Bride's hair, bouquet and Groom's button hole. To finish off, I added flowers and flourishes made from Creata Silky, mirror and backing card, die cut using Joy Craft dies. Brads used are from my stash.

Looking forward to seeing all your lovely creations this fortnight. If you do need some more inspiration then pop over to our blog to see what the rest of the DT have created.
Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such lovely messages, I really do appreciate it!
Hugs Donna
xxx

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Monday, 7 April 2014

My Besties UK Challenge - Clean and Simple

Hiya, well today sees the start of our new challenge over at My Besties UK. Our theme this fortnight is'Clean and Simple'.

So for my DT project I have used the digi image 'Donna' .... yep named after me!!......I have coloured in image using Promarkers Almond, Putty, Rose Pink, Denim Blue, Soft Lime, Sandstone and Leaf Green. I have used a 6x6 scalloped card blank and for the background I have used Creata 2 different backing papers. I have used Joycrafts die 'Back in Time' Alarm clock in Creata mirror card, Joycrafts flag bunting in mirror card and also leaf flourish dies in mirror card too. To finish off I have used a wooden flower embellishment from my stash.

My Sample

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I so enjoyed making this one up.....I hope it has given you some inspiration to have a go at our new challenge, it would be so great to see all your gorgeous creations....
Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such lovely messages!
Hugs Donna
xxx



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Good Luck Everyone!

Friday, 4 April 2014

Craftitude Challenge - # 62

Good morning All, can't believe it's that time again for another new challenge over at Craftitude. This fortnight the theme is Anything Goes or Add Corrugated Paper or Cardboard. Our sponsor is the fabulous :-


So on to my sample project.....for this I have chosen the digi image Fisher Moose, who I just adore. I printed on to watercolour card and have coloured him in using Promarkers, Star Dust gel pen and lightly rubbed over some Pan Pastel in Yellow Ochre and Turquoise. I topped this on to some Creata green mirror card. I used a C5 card base with Creata green mirror card and a fishing theme background 12x12 paper by Personal Impressions that I had in my stash, which I thought was very apt for Fisher Moose!. I added a few bits of fishing themed sticker toppers again from my stash, I printed out the sentiment, added another sticker topper and topped on to Creata mirror card. To finish off I added some Creata mirror/silky card die cut Joy Craft leaf flourishes to represent seaweed.

My Sample

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A clean and simple card....now it's over to you!! I can not wait to see all your gorgeous creations over the next fortnight!! If you do need some more inspiration, then my lovely Teamies over at Craftitude have a fabulous array of creations on show for you!!
Thanks so much everyone for your much appreciated continued following and lovely messages!!
Hugs Donna 
xxx


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Thursday, 3 April 2014

Crafty Girls - New Challenge #15

Good morning Folks, how are you all today.....hope you are all well, and for everyone in the UK are not suffering from this polluted air we are having!!! I've had the most awfully sore head, now on to my second day with it, I'm sure it must be down to this polluted weather even though I live further up in Ayrshire....we have had a couple of 'foggy' days over the weekend and now again today! Just wish I could get rid of this pain!!

Anyway to take my mind of it, we have a brand new Anything Goes challenge today starting over at Crafty Girls..... Our sponsors this fortnight are :-

A Day for Daisies
is offering $12 voucher to spend in shop
and
is offering 4 digi images to winner

So on to my sample....for this I have chosen to use this fabulous 'Checked Dress' by Glamoureyes that you can purchase here. For this I have used a C5 base card, then for my background I have used this lovely pink bow/polka dot backing paper card by Creata, which I thought matched really well with the dress, and topped it on to fab pink mirror card. also by Creata. The dress digi, I coloured in using Promarkers Cerise and Baby Pink. To finish off I added flowers/crochet flower, brads, lace ribbon, gems and pink ribbon all from my stash. The leaf flourishes are made from Creata pink mirror card cut out using Joy Craft dies. The sentiment is from Craftwork Cards and partially coloured using Cerise Promarker.

Recipe :-
C5 Blank Card
Creata mirror card
Creata backing paper card
Joy Craft Leaf flourish dies
Promarkers

My Sample

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Hope this has given you some inspiration to come on over and play along with us for your chance to win some fab goodies!!!
Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and leave such lovely messages, I really do appreciate it!
Hugs Donna
xxx

I'm entering this in to the following challenges :-